To find out what repository a package came from, use the dpkg -s command. [email protected]:~$ dpkg -s zdoom Package: zdoom Status: install ok installed Priority: optional Section: web Installed-Size: 9330 Maintainer: DRD Team <[email protected]> Architecture: amd64 Version: 2.8.1 Depends: libc6, libstdc++6, zlib1g, bzip2, libgtk2.0-0 Recommends: timidity, libfluidsynth1 Description: Advanced Doom source [email protected]:~$ dpkg -s zdoom …

The best Android apps for 2017 There are some awesome Android apps available now. Here is a selection of the few that I have found useful. Barcode scanner This app can scan barcodes on products and also allow the user to lookup the product online. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.zxing.client.android&hl=en. Works extremely well. It can also scan QR codes …

The Windows in an Xorg session may easily be manipulated with this simple utility. Xdotool. This is a terminal utility to manage Xorg windows. Firstly, install this simple utility. [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install xdotool Then we can resize a MATE Terminal window. xdotool search –onlyvisible –classname "gnome-terminal" windowsize %@ 500xdotool search …

Cracking an Ubuntu password with John the Ripper is very easy. All that is needed is a good wordlist and the John The Ripper utility. Install the John the Ripper password cracking utility. [email protected]:~/Documents/Windows$ sudo apt install [email protected]:~/Documents/Windows$ sudo apt install john Dump the Linux user account information to a file from the shadow and …

To find all the saved WIFI passwords and Ethernet connection information on your Linux desktop or laptop, navigate to this directory. /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections Here are the connections on my laptop. ┌─[[email protected]]─[/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections] └──╼ #ls -hula total 20K drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Aug 24 13:36 . drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4.0K Aug 24 13:29 .. -rw——- 1 …

Get your Internet routable IP address with the command line. [[email protected] ~]$ curl ‘https://api.ipify.org’ ; echo[[email protected] ~]$ curl ‘https://api.ipify.org’ ; echo Get the startup time of your Linux PC with Systemd. [[email protected] ~]$ systemd-analyze Startup finished in 1.186s (kernel) + 9.653s (initrd) + 2min 37.144s (userspace) = 2min 47.984s[[email protected] ~]$ systemd-analyze Startup finished in 1.186s …

A network speedtest is a good way to get a picture of how fast your Internet connection really is. To perform a speedtest in Ubuntu, first install pip using this command. sudo apt-get install python-pipsudo apt-get install python-pip Then install speedtest-cli. [email protected]:~$ sudo pip install speedtest-cli Downloading/unpacking speedtest-cli Downloading speedtest-cli-0.3.1.tar.gz Running setup.py (path:/tmp/pip_build_root/speedtest-cli/setup.py) egg_info for …